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Organization Name The Township of Malahide Region of Waterloo
Industry Municipal Affairs
City Aylmer
Province/State Ontario [ON]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Directof of Finance / Treasurer, Township of Malahide
Organization Overview / Background

Are you seeking a rural lifestyle with a robust, well-maintained natural environment and diverse ecosystem?

If you desire a ‘small town’ life with big city amenities, then the Township of Malahide is the right place for you to find your success and be part of a dynamic Township.

The Township of Malahide is a progressive rural/urban municipality, located on the edge of Lake Erie, in the heart of Elgin County, minutes away from St. Thomas, Woodstock and London. The area is well known for its numerous natural hiking trails, Arts Trail tours and many other seasonal Agricultural events for the whole family.

The current municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the original Township of Malahide, the former Township of South Dorchester and the former Village of Springfield with a total population now, of just over 9,000. As well, the Ontario Police College is located in Malahide, at the site of the former Royal Canadian Air Force Station Aylmer, a training facility.

Find out more about the Township of Malahide on their website:

Position / Responsibilities Summary

The Township of Malahide is currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual capable of managing the Municipality’s operational and capital budget of $14.5 million. Having an CPA designation, the successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team and manage the Finance Department providing financial leadership and direction and will assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure ongoing efficiencies throughout the department. As an experienced Manager, the successful candidate will oversee the entire financial management of the Township including budgets, financial reporting, financial planning and forecasting, asset management, property taxes, and revenues, all while fostering an environment of service excellence and continuous improvement. This role is part of a succession planning process where the right person can grow further within the leadership ranks.

Candidate Requirements

The preferred candidate will have:

  • A University degree in Accounting or Business Administration, coupled with a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA).
  • Significant and demonstrated experience in a senior municipal officer capacity with five (5) years of senior management experience involved with overseeing the administration of municipal finances, fiscal planning, department management, and staff supervision.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the Municipal Act, Public Sector Accounting Board standards, investment and debt management, provincial/federal funding programs, asset management, property taxation, auditing standards and practices, and other related legislation or regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, financial, managerial, project/time management, organizational, analytical, research, communication, presentation, problem-solving, report-writing and supervisory skills.
  • Strong leadership and human relations skills in order to direct, develop, motivate, and support Staff in developing and achieving goals and objectives and able to participate as an effective team member within the Finance Department and the organization as a whole.

Please Download the detailed, printable Position Profile & Candidate Brief (PDF)

Application Process

The application deadline is May 10th, 2019 and it is anticipated that shortlisting of candidates will be held towards the third week of May. If you are interested in exploring this opportunity further, and wish to see a complete Position Profile, please contact Kartik Kumar, Managing Director at Legacy Executive Search Partners at 416-271- 4397 or

Application Deadline: May 10th, 2019.

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